I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here

Saturday, August 31, 2002 by · Comments Off 

For a programme which had such a low-key start, virtually no pre-publicity, no clearly explained purpose and a “cast” of fairly minor celebrities, I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! has – in contrast – provided a week of gripping, almost unbelievable, television. Read more

Alt-TV: The Luckiest Nut in the World

Friday, August 30, 2002 by · Comments Off 

One of the great strengths of Channel 4 has always been that it can completely surprise you with a programme that you simply weren’t expecting to see. Read more

Phoenix Nights

Thursday, August 22, 2002 by · Comments Off 

Peter Kay and Stuart Maconie, seated together behind a desk. What more could you want? Read more


Thursday, August 22, 2002 by · Comments Off 

If I were to write this review in the style of current EastEnders, then halfway through I’d have completely forgotten what it was that I was originally… bugger me, what was I talking about? Read more


Sunday, August 18, 2002 by · Comments Off 

Someone once said that the eventual parting of the ways overshadows every meeting. As 24 set off on its linear and inexorable course back at the start of the year, the prospect of its final instalment has always been in mind. Read more

Watercolour Challenge

Wednesday, August 7, 2002 by · Comments Off 

There’s been something not quite right with Channel 4′s weekday afternoon schedule for a while now. It’s hard to point to one, guilty, overriding factor; it’s more an impression formed from a variety of sources. Read more